a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana
a Kwa language spoken by the Ewe in Ghana and Togo and Benin
A female sheep, as opposed to a ram.
Of or pertaining to the Ewe people or language.
An ethnic group who inhabit southeastern Ghana, Togo and Benin.
The Niger-Congo language, belonging to the Gbe family, spoken by these people.
Origin: from eowu, from awjōs, oblique form of (compare Old English eow ‘sheep’), from h₂ówis ‘sheep’ (compare oí, ovis, Tocharian B aw, avis ‘ewe’).
the female of the sheep, and of sheeplike animals
Origin: [AS. ewu; akin to D. ooi, OHG. awi, ouwi, Icel. r, Goth. awi a flock of sheep, awistr a sheepfold, Lith. avis a sheep, L. ovis, Gr. 'o`i:s, Skr. avi. 231.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ū, n. a female sheep.—ns. Ewe′-cheese, cheese made from the milk of ewes; Ewe′-lamb, a female lamb: a poor man's one possession—used in reference to 2 Sam. xii.; Ewe′-neck, of horses, a thin hollow neck.—adj. Ewe′-necked. [A.S. eowu; cf. L. ovis, Gr. oïs, Sans, avi, a sheep.]
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The numerical value of ewe in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of ewe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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- ovellaCatalan, Valencian
- Zicke, Zibbe, Aue, MutterschafGerman
- αρνάδα, προβατίνα, αμνάδαGreek
- oveja madre, ovejaSpanish
- biri-biri betinaIndonesian
- 雌羊, 牝羊Japanese
- dibétsaʼiiNavajo, Navaho
- oiţă, oaieRomanian
- ярка, овцаRussian
- óvca, о́вцаSerbo-Croatian
- cuu caiVietnamese
- xar mu jigéenWolof
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